Casey, IL — There was fatal accident this morning (Thursday, October 23, 2014) that killed a man who was riding in a semi-truck. Police later identified the man as Michael Gilmore, 23, who was from Michigan.
The accident happened early Thursday morning, around 3:00 a.m. Gilmore was ring as a passenger in a semi-truck that was headed east along I-70, near the town of Casey.
As the driver neared the Highway 49 overpass, he swerved off the road for unknown reasons and overturned, crashing into the Highway 49 bridge support.
The accident killed Gilmore, but the truck driver’s name and condition weren’t released. Right now, the accident is still under investigation and it appears that Gilmore may have been “on the job” at the time of the wreck. However, this hasn’t been confirmed yet.
Scene of the Accident
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